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Definitions of nitrification:
  • noun:   the oxidation of ammonium compounds in dead organic material into nitrates and nitrites by soil bacteria (making nitrogen available to plants)
  • noun:   the chemical process in which a nitro group is added to an organic compound (or substituted for another group in an organic compound)

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